Panama-Buena Vista Union School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 23 public schools managed by Panama-Buena Vista Union School District serving 17,898 students in Bakersfield, California.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California state average of 76%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is more than the state average of 23:1.

Panama-Buena Vista Union School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Bakersfield Amy B. Seibert Elementary School
    2800 Agate St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93304
    (661)832-4141

    Grades: K-6 | 717 students
  • Bakersfield Berkshire Elementary School
    3900 Berkshire Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93313
    (661)834-9472

    Grades: K-6 | 1000 students
  • Bakersfield Bill L. Williams Elementary School
    5601 Harris Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93313
    (661)837-8070

    Grades: K-6 | 908 students
  • Bakersfield Buena Vista Elementary School
    6547 Buena Vista Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (661)831-0818

    Grades: K-6 | 924 students
  • Bakersfield Charles H. Castle Elementary School
    6001 Edgemont Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661)834-5311

    Grades: K-6 | 696 students
  • Bakersfield Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School
    8900 W.wold Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (661)665-9471

    Grades: K-6 | 537 students
  • Bakersfield Douglas J. Miller Elementary School
    7345 Mountain Ridge Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93313
    (661)836-6689

    Grades: K-6 | 1061 students
  • Bakersfield Earl Warren Junior High School
    4615 Mountain Vista Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (661)665-9210

    Grades: 7-8 | 887 students
  • Bakersfield Fred L. Thompson Junior High School
    4200 Planz Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661)832-8011

    Grades: 7-8 | 753 students
  • Bakersfield Laurelglen Elementary School
    2601 El Portal Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661)831-4444

    Grades: K-6 | 619 students
  • Bakersfield Leo B. Hart Elementary School
    9501 Ridge Oak Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (661)664-1296

    Grades: K-6 | 729 students
  • Bakersfield Louise Sandrini Elementary School
    4100 Alum Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661)397-1515

    Grades: K-6 | 647 students
  • Bakersfield O. J. Actis Junior High School
    2400 W.holme Blvd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661)833-1250

    Grades: 7-8 | 683 students
  • Bakersfield Old River Elementary School
    9815 Campus Park Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (661)664-7009

    Grades: K-6 | 877 students
  • Bakersfield Panama Elementary School
    9400 Stine Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93313
    (661)831-1741

    Grades: K-6 | 843 students
  • Bakersfield Ronald Reagan Elementary School
    10800 Rosslyn Ln.
    Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (661)665-8099

    Grades: K-6 | 971 students
  • Bakersfield Roy W. Loudon Elementary School
    4000 Loudon St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93313
    (661)398-3210

    Grades: K-6 | 781 students
  • Bakersfield Sing Lum Elementary School
    4600 Chaney Ln.
    Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (661)664-1611

    Grades: K-6 | 734 students
  • Bakersfield Stine Elementary School
    4300 Wilson Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661)831-1022

    Grades: K-6 | 684 students
  • Bakersfield Stockdale Elementary School
    7801 Kroll Way
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661)831-7835

    Grades: K-6 | 631 students
  • Bakersfield Stonecreek Junior High School
    8000 Akers Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93313
    (661)834-4521

    Grades: 7-8 | 863 students
  • Bakersfield Tevis Junior High School
    3901 Pin Oak Park Blvd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (661)664-7211

    Grades: 7-8 | 797 students
  • Bakersfield Wayne Van Horn Elementary School
    5501 Kleinpell Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661)324-6538

    Grades: K-6 | 556 students

Overview

School District NamePanama-Buena Vista Union School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students17,898 students
# of Teachers682 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio26:1
# of Male Students8,937 students
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students8,961 students
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.61
# of American Indian Students66 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students1,656 students
% Asian Students
9%
# of Hispanic Students10,175 students
% Hispanic Students
57%
# of Black Students1,639 students
% Black Students
9%
# of White Students3,840 students
% White Students
21%
# of Hawaiian Students99 students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
# of Two or more races Students423 students
% of Two or more races Students
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:2,369
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,940
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,900
# of Students in 3rd Grade:2,030
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,734
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,930
# of Students in 6th Grade:2,012
# of Students in 7th Grade:2,009
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,974
# of Students in 9th Grade: -
# of Students in 10th Grade: -
# of Students in 11th Grade: -
# of Students in 12th Grade: -
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Panama-Buena Vista Union School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of % has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Panama-Buena Vista Union School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Panama-Buena Vista Union School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $8,006 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,798. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $8,210 is less than the state average of $11,280. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
Total Revenue$139 MM$17 MM
This chart display total revenue of Panama-Buena Vista Union School District and average revenue for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$142 MM$18 MM
This chart display total spending of Panama-Buena Vista Union School District and average spending for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,006$10,798
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Panama-Buena Vista Union School District and average revenue per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$8,210$11,280
This chart display average spending per public school student in Panama-Buena Vista Union School District and average spending per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Panama-Buena Vista Union School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.61, which is higher than the California average of 0.41. The most diverse school in the district is Ronald Reagan Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.